First-Aid Tips for Dealing with a Knocked-Out Tooth

Athletic injuries that impact the mouth are a common source of dental trauma and knocked-out teeth. When this happens, you can manage the pain and complications by applying some basic first-aid measures. You should also schedule an emergency appointment with our dentist, Dr. . In many cases, rising your mouth with lukewarm saltwater can help… Read more »

Do Your Teeth Feel Sensitive Following Dental Filling Placement?

If you have developed tooth sensitivity in a tooth that received a dental filling, your dilemma is one that is shared by many patients. Tooth sensitivity after a dental filling can arise but typically subsides after a short time. However, persistent or severe tooth sensitivity after a dental filling should be addressed by our dentist… Read more »

New Year’s Resolution: A Clean Toothbrush!

With the new year coming up, many of us are thinking about New Year’s Resolutions. It’s easy to make elaborate goals–which then, of course, get forgotten about by March. But if one of your resolutions is to have a better smile in 2018, we are here to help you! First, divide your goal into small,… Read more »

What You Should Know About Water Flossers

Does an injury, medical condition or dental appliance make it difficult for you to properly floss your teeth every day? Do you ever wish there was another way to clean between your teeth? Good news: there is! Try a water flosser, another type of interdental cleaner. Here are some basic facts: – Water flossers will… Read more »

Go Back to the Basics

Remember when you were a kid, and just learning how to brush your teeth? You had someone there reminding you to do it, and to show you how. Sometimes as adults, we let those childhood habits slide a little bit. Here are some things to remember as you go back to those basic habits. 2×2:… Read more »

Common Sense Emergency Prevention

Protect your smile from damage and decay by using simple practices and common sense. Due to the almost-overwhelming amount of risks to our teeth and gums, you must take care to protect your teeth whenever possible! Such care includes wearing safety equipment when necessary, eating the tooth-healthy foods, developing positive dental health habits, and quitting… Read more »

Why Should I Take Care of My Toothbrush?

Taking care of your toothbrush is one of the most important aspects of taking care of your oral health. Here are some tips to make sure you are doing it right. Make sure you keep your toothbrush clean. Cleaning your toothbrush is easy! Just rinse it off with plain water to remove food particles and… Read more »

How Does Pregnancy Affect Your Dental Health?

Have you ever wondered if your dental health changes during a pregnancy? According to many studies, greater health risks can occur for you and your baby if you have poor oral health care habits, so make sure you are continuing to keep your smile safe while pregnant. For more information about your dental health while… Read more »

How to Pack a Tooth-Healthy Lunch for Your Child

Your child’s smile is quite vulnerable to dental issues, and it’s important to help them prevent those dental issues so they can maintain strong and healthy teeth and gums. To help you do so, Dr. and our dental team encourage you to help them keep up on oral hygiene as well as visit our office… Read more »

Dentures Are a Viable Option for Replacing the Presence of Teeth Lost to Periodontitis

Periodontitis is the most severe form of gum disease. When it goes without treatment the inflammation and infection in the gum tissues can slowly deplete the bone tissues that anchor your teeth in place. While some of them might remain, multiple areas of tooth loss can severely limit your oral function and leave you feeling… Read more »